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GRECO's logo, The Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: GRECO 22nd General Activity Report

Council of Europe anti-corruption body, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), has issued its 22nd General Activity Report (2021) on anti-corruption trends, challenges and good practices in ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new report on the impact of artificial intelligence on the doctor-patient relationship

The Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO) has issued a new report on the impact of artificial intelligence on the ...

Last update 11 Jun 2022
Overcrowded prisons
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Prison overcrowding: the Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture calls for setting a limit to the number of inmates in every prison and promoting non-custodial measures

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)  called upon the European states to address the problem of persistent prison overcrowding. “Prison ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
2022 World Forum for democracy by the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: call for initiatives for the 10th World Forum for Democracy (November 2022)

Under the title “Democracy: A new hope?” The 10th World Forum for Democracy organised by the Council of Europe, launched a call for initiatives inviting NGOs, think tanks, as well ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
Protecting rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls: Council of Europe recommendation adopted
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The Council of Europe has adopted recommendations to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new guidelines to combat hate speech

The Council of Europe has issued a set of guidelines to its 46 member states aimed at preventing and combating online and offline hate speech. In a Recommendation adopted during its annual session ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
The Council of Europe has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls.
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Council of Europe: the Committee of Ministers has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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First Barnahus for child victims of sexual abuse launched in Slovenia

The first Barnahus (Children’s House) of Slovenia for child victims of sexual abuse has been launched in Ljubljana. The action is supported by the EU Reform – Council of Europe joint ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Families arrive in Berdyszcze, Poland, after crossing the border from Ukraine.
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CoE: How are children protected from sexual exploitation and abuse during the refugee crisis?

The Council of Europe’s Lanzarote Committee evaluated legislation, services and other measures implemented to protect the children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and ...

Last update 4 May 2022
Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines
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Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines

On 17 March 2022, the Council of Europe adopted a Recommendation on promoting a favourable environment for quality journalism in the digital age (CM/Rec(2022)4). The CoE called upon its ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
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Council of Europe 2020 North-South Prize Award Ceremony: focus on right to life and climate change

On December 9 2021, the 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe was awarded to two institutions working respectively to protect the right to life and to combat climate change. The ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
The image shows the shadow of a girl behind a tent
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GREVIO, General Recommendation No.1 on the digital dimension of violence against women

On 24 November 2021, the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its General Recommendation No.1 on the digital ...

Last update 13 Dec 2021
The photo shows the former president of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the new President from Italy, Di Maio.
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Council of Europe: Italy takes over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

On the 17th of November 2021, during a meeting of the representatives of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe (CoE), Italy took over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers from ...

Last update 2 Dec 2021
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Social Charter 60th anniversary: the Social Constitution of Europe

Last 18th October, the European Social Charter celebrated its 60th year of activity as the cornerstone of European economic and social fundamental rights. The anniversary has been observed with a ...

Last update 30 Oct 2021
The image represents two hands holding a little globe, indicating the importance of protecting our world and the environment.
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Human rights and environment: the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

The Autumn Session 2021 (27-30 September 2021) of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly dedicated particular attention to the right to a healthy environment. Given the importance of the ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021